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Education

Getting the right school or college for your child or young person is a big deal for any family; and with autism, the stakes can feel even higher. We believe passionately that every child has the absolute right to quality education. You will find information here as well as links to other organisations.  

Education

Getting the right school or college for your child or young person is a big deal for any family; and with autism, the stakes can feel even higher. We believe passionately that every child has the absolute right to quality education. You will find information here as well as links to other organisations.  

Choosing a school
Judging a school from the outside and knowing what it’s like to actually be part of it are two different things, and it can be bewildering trying to sort out the choices.

10 tips for finding the right secondary school for your child with autism
Here are my top tips for secondary transfer based on my experiences as a mum to three children with autism.

Getting support at school when your child doesn’t have an EHCP
Some children and young people with autism don't have a Statement or EHCP. This section explains how you can still get support.

Bullying
How to watch out for signs of bullying in your child with autism and what you can do about it.

Communicating with your child's school
Sometimes it can be hard to communicate your child’s needs to school staff, but finding ways to have a good relationship between home and school is important and one of the best ways to make sure your child gets the most from school.

Exclusions
If your son or daughter has been excluded from school, what do you do next?

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